Iranian foreign minister calls on PM Nawaz Sharif, COAS Raheel Sharif

09 Apr, 2015 3:19 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif, who reached Pakistan on a two-day visit yesterday (Wednesday) called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif today to discuss the latest situation of the Yemen crisis.

During the meeting, the prime minister called for an urgent solution of the crisis in Yemen through diplomacy and dialogue. He also apprised the visiting minsiter about his talks with Turkish leaders. The Iranian foreign minister also shared proposals with the premier to help implement a ceasefire in Yemen.

Also, bilateral ties, situation in Afghanistan and issues of mutual concern also came under discussion.

The focus of the discussion with Gen Raheel remained on regional security, including the evolving situation in the Middle East, Pak-Iran border management, and defence and security cooperation between the two countries.


The foreign minister was presented with the Guard of Honour upon his arrival at GHQ. He laid floral wreaths at Yadgar-e- Shuhada and offered prayers for Pakistan.

Earlier on Wednesday, Zarif met adviser to the PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz soon after his arrival and shared details of the Iran-Turkey talks held in Tehran.

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